Police fire teargas to disperse Chief Raila Odinga and supporters
25 April 2016, 17:49
Nairobi - Police lobbed teargas at opposition Chief Raila Odinga and other leaders as protested in Nairobi.
The security agents Monday were also forced to fire in the air to prevent Raila and his Coalition of Reforms and Democracy(Cord) leaders from storming into the country's electoral body head office Monday.
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Cord co - principals Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang'ula had joined other leaders and hundreds of opposition supporters in a protest to force Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission(IEBC ) commissioners from office when the confrontation occurred.
Other leaders caught in the melee were Senators James Orengo (Siaya) and Anyang' Nyong'o (Kisumu).
The leaders who had arrived at the IEBC head office at Anniversary Towers on University Way in a convoy of ten top of the range vehicles sped off to unknown locations after the clash with police.
Raila and his team have maintained that the IEBC team is ill-prepared to conduct the next general election and wants the commissioners to exit.
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